Module 2 – Control Systems


Ladislav Šmejkal, Oto Sládek


This module defines basic categories of control systems, which are used in automation technology, e.g. Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), separante regulator, industrial computers, distributed systems and their mutual relations. Follow analysis of their mutual relations and application field.

Module Objectives

After having read through this module student should be able to distinguish basic categories of control systems and understand different philosophies of their functioning.


Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), industrial computers, controllers, distributed system

Creation Date: 13. 09. 2007

Updated: 19. 05. 2009

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